The Rainmakers: Did they make it rain? Can they?

Outlet: Washingtonpost.com

July 8, 2010

After the warmest and one of the drier (60% of average rainfall) Junes on record, drought, or at least the perception of drought, enters people’s minds, as it is now. In the past, however, when rain was badly needed (or sought for military advantage), people used the most bizarre methods imaginable. What were some of them?…

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